Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To take back or again.
  • transitive verb To recapture.
  • transitive verb To photograph, film, or record again.
  • noun A taking again.
  • noun The act or an instance of photographing, filming, or recording again.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To take again.
  • To take back; recapture.
  • In chess, to take (a hostile piece that has captured something).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To take or receive again.
  • transitive verb To take from a captor; to recapture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to take something again
  • verb to take something back
  • verb to capture or occupy somewhere again
  • verb to photograph or film again
  • noun a scene that is filmed again, or a picture that is photographed again

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb capture again
  • verb photograph again
  • noun a shot or scene that is photographed again
  • verb take back by force, as after a battle

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Examples

  • Barbour told CNN Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley that Republicans would again retake control of the House and the Senate if the election were held now.

    Environment in '10 better than '94, says Barbour

  • The Bavarian was overofficious when he insisted Nuri Sahin retake his penalty – the Turkish midfielder missed, didn't see another blatant penalty for the home side and completely messed up in the last minute of added time when he falsely awarded a Antonio Da Silva free-kick that led to the equaliser.

    Köln in meltdown as Zvonimir Soldo is shown the door

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

  • Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it.

    Oaxaca Update

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